The Triumph Over Darkness: Diwali Festival 2017

The Hindu Festival of Lights referred as Diwali Festival is an annual celebration in autumn. The five-day brightly-lit festivities around the world start on Thursday, 19th October this year, according to the Hindu lunar calendar. This event is associated with wealth and joy, and each day represents … [Read more...]

Olaudah Equiano: African That Helped End Slavery in Britain

Google Doodle never fails to creatively feature and honour notable people and events. These clever, interactive illustrations are also a great way to educate individuals. Today, 16th October, it spotlights Olaudah Equiano, marking his 272nd birthday. Unbeknownst to a lot of people, Equiano was a … [Read more...]

International Day of a Child Girl 2017

Although there has been a lot of progress in gender equality, discrimination against women is still rampant. Gender lines are drawn early, starting at birth and exclusions continue throughout womanhood. Various United Nations statistics, studies and reports continually show girls being victims of … [Read more...]

England Qualifies for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

England will be headed to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup thanks to Harry Kane’s last-minute goal against Slovenia. The only goal of the night at the Wembley Stadium is Kane’s 11th goal in 22 international appearances. This win enabled the Three Lions to reach four major tournaments in a row … [Read more...]

Participate at the National Poetry Day 2017

Are you a fan of poetry? If you are, you will be happy to know that today, 28th September is National Poetry Day. With the theme Freedom, this year’s celebration promises exciting elements as organisers have worked closely with BBC and Hull City of Culture. According to them, it will ensure “more … [Read more...]

Participating in the International Day of Peace 2017

How do you define peace? Each year, the United Nations urges every nation to come together in celebration of International Day of Peace. Celebrated every 21st September, the yearly event is dedicated to world peace, particularly the end of violence and war. This day usually prompts a temporary … [Read more...]

Suu Kyi Not Afraid of Global Scrutiny on Rohingya Crisis

After weeks of growing violence in northern Rakhine state, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has spoken. She delivered a controversial speech regarding the ongoing crisis against Rohingya Muslims. She said she did not fear the global scrutiny with regard to how her government is currently … [Read more...]

Tips for UCAS Final Deadline for 2017 Entry

It is the time of year again when students fight tooth and nail to beat the UCAS final deadline. Incoming freshmen who wish to attend university this academic year 2017 have a few more hours to submit their applications. The final deadline for applications is on 20th September at 6 pm. Even though … [Read more...]

International Literacy Day: Literacy in the Digital World

Literacy is often described as being able to read, write and do math equations. However,it goes beyond this because it is a critical skill that enables a person to break free from ignorance. It allows individuals to communicate effectively, make a stand,develop informed opinions, avoid manipulation, … [Read more...]